Military Uniforms

Discussion in 'General Discussion Forum' started by Aurelius Of Phoenix, Sep 8, 2019.

  1. Aurelius Of Phoenix

    Aurelius Of Phoenix Not AureliusofPhoenix

    Mar 9, 2018
    Post some good military uniforms:
    Rhodesian light infantry- Absolutely aesthetic.

    Varangian Guards- If you were to have any group of bodyguards it would be these guys.
     
  2. ironmask

    ironmask Look, Ma! Two Heads!

    Mar 10, 2018

    The nazis had some fancy uniforms.

    The americans also had some cool uniforms too.
     
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  3. MutantScalper

    MutantScalper Dark side in da houssah

    Nov 22, 2009
    Mix and match.

     
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  4. Aurelius Of Phoenix

    Aurelius Of Phoenix Not AureliusofPhoenix

    Mar 9, 2018

    The Winged Hussars from Poland were cool, they also got a sabaton song if you dig that.
     
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  5. TorontRayne

    TorontRayne Super Eye Patch Man Staff Member Moderator Orderite

    Apr 1, 2005
    War has changed.




    War never changes.
     
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  6. AureliusofPhoenix

    AureliusofPhoenix Truly Disgusting Specimen

    Jun 25, 2018
    Cumans.
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    Made famous in the modern day by Kingdom Come Deliverance, the Cumans were Eurasian/Turkish mercenaries who assisted another badass warrior, Sigismund of Hungary, in usurping the throne of Holy Roman Emperor from Wenceslas the Idle, among other deployments.
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  7. MutantScalper

    MutantScalper Dark side in da houssah

    Nov 22, 2009
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  8. BigGuyCIA

    BigGuyCIA Water Chip? Been There, Done That

    Oct 26, 2016
    Coolest of dudes with the coolest of minis when Warhammer Fantasy was still a thing.




    Also in keeping with the thread topic:



    Imagine this dude galloping at you.
     
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  9. zegh8578

    zegh8578 Keeper of the trout Orderite

    Mar 11, 2012
    ^ How many of those medieval armored fellows are actually uniformed though? I didn't know that these countries were able to dress entire armies with these sets. Were they not usually the responsability of the individual knight (and thus subject to variation according to different smiths, and such factors)? Usually, if someone's a knight, affording a full plate armor would not be that big a challenge, and as such, would not be something supplied to them by their ruler - unlike actual uniforms, which *are* part of a prepared kit that everyone must wear (for free or paid for)

    I'm not entirely sure how the Romans did it now, even less so since "the Romans" signify a time-span of several centuries, with different rulers and different customs coming and going. But they did for sure uniform a lot of their armors, and famously so their weapons - in particular their blades, which were strictly standardized and mass-produced.